The Sounding of the Whale
Author : D. Graham Burnett
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Total Pages : 793
Release : 2013-09-24
ISBN 10 : 9780226100579
ISBN 13 : 022610057X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sounding of the Whale Book Description:

Explores how humans' view of whales changed from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, looking at how the sea mammals were once viewed as monsters but evolved into something much gentler and more beautiful.


The Sounding of the Whale
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